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An informational catalog, or several catalogs, about Indian cuisine.

Under construction: this will be a list of well-known dishes in Indian cuisine, in alphabetical order.

English Name Indian Name Restaurant Name(s) Predominantly Description
Appam Appam Appam South Indian A pancake made of rice flour and lentils.
Biryani Biryani Biryani pan Indian or Mughlai or Moglai; also see Iranian cuisine A preparation of rice like Basmati cooked along with mutton or chicken or fish.
Chapati (Handmade bread) Chapati or Chapatti or Chapathi or Roti Chapati or Roti North Indian A bread, usually of atta or flour of chaffed wheat, made manually on a flat pan.
Curry Curry or jhol or rasa or juice Curry North and South Indian A spicy dish made with vegetables and or stewed meats, poultry, seafood, or other ingredients.
Dosa Dosa or Dhosa or Dhosai Dosa or Dhosa or Dhosai South Indian A pancake made of rice flour, fried in oil or ghee.
Ghulab Jamun Ghulab jamun or ladycany or pantua Ghulab jamun or ladycany or pantua North Indian A sweet made up of condensed milk and flour, deep fried in oil or ghee and dipped in sugary syrup.
Idli Idli Idli South Indian A cake made of rice flour, boiled.
Jalebi Jalebi or Jilipi Jalebi North Indian A coiled sweet made up of flour and dipped in thick sugary syrup.
Kachori Kachori or Kochuri Kachori North Indian Stuffed Puri - e.g., varieties of the stuffing pulses give rise to names like dalpuri, radhaballavi, hing kachori, khasta kachori.
Paratha Paratha or Porotta or Parantha Paratha or Porotta or Parantha North and South Indian Handmade bread - triangular or rectangular or round in shape - of flour, fried in oil or ghee.
Puri Puri or Luchi Puri or Luchi North Indian A small round bread made of flour, fried deep in a pan.
Rasgulla Rasgulla or Rosogolla Rasgulla or Rosogolla North Indian A spherical white sweet made from curdled milk and dipped in light sugary syrup.
Raita (Handmade bread) Raita Relish/vegetable of vegetables in yogurt
Roti (Handmade bread) Chapati or Chapatti or Chapathi or Roti Chapati or Chapatti or Chapathi or Roti North Indian See Chapati.
Samosa Samosa or Singara Samosa or Singara north Indian A salty snack made up of potatoes fried deep in a flour covering.
Tandoori Tandoori Tandoori North Indian or Mughlai or Moglai Grilled spicy preparation of either bread or varieties of meat or cottage cheese.